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Graveside services for Doris Marie Doty, 84, of Ada are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rosedale Cemetery. The Rev. John Haynes will officiate.
Mrs. Doty passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1932, in Miami, Oklahoma, to Wesley A. and Ruby Giyer Mashburn. She graduated from high school and received an associate's degree from Northeastern A&M College in Miami.
She married Roy J. Doty Aug. 15, 1952, in Miami. While her husband was in medical school, Mrs. Doty was a secretary for the University of Oklahoma School of Law and later for an oil company. She was a devoted wife and mother and a member of First Baptist Church in Ada.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Roy J. Doty of the home; three daughters, Kim Doty of Oklahoma City, Diane Doty of Ada and Stephanie Blakey and her husband, Joel, of Tulsa; a son, David Doty and his wife, Lynne, of Ada; her grandchildren, Christopher Doty, Carolyn Doty and Amelia Blakey; and a niece, Gretchen Gnoza of Red Oak, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Shirley Froman.
The family would like to thank the staff and employees of McCortney Family Hospice for their loving care of Doris.
Published on February 14, 2017
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